GFWC-OK McAlester Fortnightly members are preparing to enter their Fall 2011 term as busy as ever. The Cornerstone Creations Department has sewn over 30 armbands to donate to Operation Smile. Many thanks to the 13 members of this department of McAlester Fortnightly.
Children in Afghanistan benefitted from the Done in a Day Project during the SE District meeting last fall. School Supplies to fill 45 backpacks were donated by the 7 clubs in SE District.
The Homemakers Department continues to collect Box Tops for Education and Campbell's Soups labels which will be donated to the William Gay Early Childhood Center. This Department holds a live auction bringing items themselves. Proceeds are donated to the local Battered Women's Shelter supporting the GFWC International project of Domestic Violence Awareness.
The Ceramic & Crafts department will hold their Nov. fundraiser by providing brunch and numerous items for Silent Auction.
Casual Gourmet members continue work on the walking trail at Mike Deak Field improving the landscaping for residents who walk each day for their health.